Where to go shopping in Rome
Rome is not only an extraordinary city where art, history and culture are concentrated, but it also offers countless attractions and opportunities for shopping lovers.
District Campo Marzio and Colonna, the Trident area.
The Trident area, outlined by the three ways that start from Piazza del Popolo: via del Corso, via di Ripetta and via del Babuino, historically home to the most famous jewelers and ateliers of the most important Italian and international designers.
To explore, even just to admire the shop windows, via Frattina, via Vittoria, via dei Condotti, via Borgognona and piazza di Spagna, where all the major luxury brands find their place, like to name just a few: the Bulgari atelier, Armani , Salvatore Ferragamo, Dior, Gucci, Valentino, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Dolce and Gabbana, Trussardi, Tod’s, Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton.
Via del Corso also houses shops with cheaper prices, fashion and sports clothing, footwear and accessories. It extends up to Piazza Venezia and half way along its path it overlooks one of the entrances to the Alberto Sordi Gallery with clothing windows, perfumeries, gift items and the Feltrinelli bookcase.
In the areas adjacent to the Trident, Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina, all the neighboring streets and Via del Campo Marzio should not be overlooked.
Another commercial street where in addition to fashion boutiques there are antique art shops and small craft workshops. Moreover, via del Tritone and via dei Coronari renowned for its antique shops.
In the district you can discover small workshops and craft shops and be attracted by an almost uninterrupted row of shops with alternative and cheaper proposals.
Along via dei Giubbonari, from piazza Benedetto Cairoli to Campo dei Fiori, the historic square that by day hosts the characteristic local market and in the evening becomes a youth meeting.
District Prati and Trionfale
In Prati purchases are mainly made in via Cola di Rienzo e via Ottaviano, in the many shops of all types that exhibit not only clothing, but also objects, housewares and various accessories.
Qui, lo storico negozio Castroni mette in mostra caffè, tè, dolciumi, vini, spezie e idee regalo provenienti da un tutto il mondo.
In Via Andrea Doria takes place the Trionfale covered market, the largest Roman street market, a true feast of colors and fragrances with not only food products but also typical products of ethnic cuisines, difficult to find elsewhere.
A spectacular space entirely dedicated to greenery, in via Trionfale, is the Wholesale Market of Flowers and Ornamental Plants which on Tuesday, from 10 am to 1 pm, also admits the sale to the public that can buy innumerable species at more affordable prices of flowers.
The Monti district, the oldest and most multicultural in Rome, hosts historic shops, new alternative shops and, in via del Boschetto, vintage clothing.
In the Monti Market in via Leonina, every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm, you can find original items, from design objects to costume jewelery, from leather goods to trendy clothing.
District Portuense and Gianicolense
Where to shopping in Rome while saving money?
In the Portuense district the busiest shopping street is viale Guglielmo Marconi , here you can find a vast assortment of shops, from big names to cheaper ones, from electronics stores to bookshops.
Every Sunday from 6 to 14, the Porta Portese Market is held, the largest and most famous flea market, where you can really buy everything from clothing to objects and from modern antiques to antiques.